Energy efficiency trends for households in the EU

  • Energy efficiency, as measured by ODEX, improved by around 30% (2.1%/year) over the period 2000-2015, mainly due to heating.
  • ODEX aggregates the energy efficiency gains  by end-use measured by the reduction in unit consumption.
  • Increasing energy efficiency gains since 2008 at EU level and in almost half of countries, despite the economic crisis,  because of the multiple regulations on buildings and appliances. On the opposite, important slow down for around 10 countries, such as Romania, Slovakia, Norway, Germany, Austria, Poland and Slovenia.

Energy efficiency progress in the EU

Energy efficiency progress in EU countries